I didn't know there was an effort to erect a monument to a dude who went out with back-to-back 100 game losing seasons. When Royals fans get carried away, they REALLY let their imagination run wild . . . Easy to do whilst getting blitzed alone in the stands.
To be fair, his World Series ring is probably prize enough.
Even better, here's an IMPRESSIVE write-up that's worth a peek . . .
One of the hardest things I find about writing, is writing about someone you don't know. Sometimes that analysis is interpreted as you like or dislike the person you are writing about. The reality is usually neither. Nearly all of the people I, and others, write about, we really don't know them.